On this day: April 16

POSTED: 09:35 AM PDT Apr 15, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Apr 15, 2016 

LSD's creator drops acid (accidentally) for the first time, Martin Luther King writes his "Letter from Birmingham Jail," The Rolling Stones release their debut album, and tragedy strikes Virginia Tech, all on this day.

OTD April 16 - Bobby Vinton
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1935: Pop singer Bobby Vinton, best known for his cover of the song "Blue Velvet," which hit No. 1 for him in 1963, is born in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. He also scored No. 1 hits with the songs "Roses Are Red (My Love)" and "Mr. Lonely" and saw success with the songs "There! I've Said It Again," "I Love How You Love Me" and "My Melody of Love."


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